5.06.2014

What defines me


What defines me...
is not what people will most often see.  It’s the person they choose to get to know.

What defines me...
is not how I dress or what clothes I choose to wear.  It’s how I wear them and if they reflect godliness and modesty.

What defines me...
is not my talents.  It’s how I use them.

What defines me...
is not who I’m related to.  It’s who I call family and the impact they’ve had in my life.

What defines me...
is not how much time I spend with God.  It’s how much I live for Him.

What defines me...
is not how spiritual I seem or appear to be.  It’s how much I show my love for - and relationship with - Him.

What defines me...
is not my age.  It’s my maturity and the experiences of the years I’ve lived.

What defines me...
is not how good I am at something.  It’s how hard I try.

What defines me...
is not where I live.  It’s how I choose to invest in my community and those around me.

What defines me...
is not the amount of friends I have or who I choose to be around.  It’s how I treat the ones I do have, and love them unconditionally.

What defines me...
is the way I talk to and about others.

What defines me...
is not my failures.  It’s the fact that I try my best, am willing to own up to when I fail, and the determination to try harder next time.

What defines me...
is not my mistakes.  It’s how I’ve decided to use them to learn and grow.

What defines me...
is not what people say about me.  It’s my true character and the real me.

What defines me...
is my attitude and outlook on life and the meaning of my existence.

What defines me...
is what I plan to do with my life and my goal for my time on earth.

What defines me...
is not how I view myself.  It’s about how God sees me.

5 comments:

  1. This is so true, Raquel, and wonderfully written.

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  2. amen, Raquel. this is so true. :)

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  3. Loved your post Raquel!! :)

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  4. Thank you so much for this post. It is so inspiring, and convicting, and encouraging! I think I may very well print it out, and put it up on my wall.

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  5. I really needed to read this... thankyou! <3 :)

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